GOP congressman hints at shutdown rematch
Judging from his recent comments during a closed-door meeting of the House GOP, Georgia Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, who first threatened to shut down the government all the way back in 2010, may be ready for a second round.
During recent a closed-door meeting with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, according to Politico, Westmoreland expressed concern that absent "a fight" in January, when the government's current funding runs out, Republicans would look weak in their opposition to Obamacare.
"The American people are going to demand a fight in January," Westmoreland said. He continued, "Look, when this thing goes into full effect, some of those people will go, 'Why didn't y'all stand tighter? Why did y'all let this happen?'"